El Dorado. 1967. USA. Directed by Howard Hawks. Photo courtesy of Photofest

This series commemorates the publication of Ride, Boldly Ride: The Evolution of the American Western (University of California Press), by Mary Lea Bandy, former Chief Curator, MoMA Department of Film; and Kevin Stoehr, Associate Professor of Humanities, Boston University, with a foreword by Clint Eastwood. The opening-night event includes a screening of Howard Hawks’s El Dorado, preceded by a book signing at 6:30 p.m. Future screenings will feature additional Westerns by major directors that are discussed in the book.

Organized by Charles Silver, Curator, Department of Film.

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